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Doctor insights on: What To Use For Stretch Marks While Breastfeeding

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Celtrixa, made by hydroxatone, is a lotion made to help reduce stretch marks. Is it safe to use while breastfeeding?

Celtrixa, made by hydroxatone, is a lotion made to help reduce stretch marks.  Is it safe to use while breastfeeding?

Not recommended: Celtrixa gets mixed revues. Most people say its expensive and doesnt work. You are better off using an old standby, cocoa butter, which can be used during breast feeding without a problem. ...Read more

Dr. Amanda Itzkoff
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Breastfeeding (Definition)

Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more


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Can I use Mederma stretch marks in my breast while im breast feeding?

Can I use Mederma stretch marks in my breast while im breast feeding?

Use with Caution: Company has no info/studies with breastfeeding.It is botanical source (like most topicals) should be safe.I have used it safely/successfully on infant faces/skin. I would use on areas away from direct contact w/ infants mouth, monitor carefully for any rash/reaction in infant's skin. Later, laser therapy can be considered for stretch marks (not while pregnant or breastfeeding). ...Read more

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Is Mederma (or other stretch mark creams) safe to use while breastfeeding?

Is Mederma (or other stretch mark creams) safe to use while breastfeeding?

Yes: These are safe to use. Do not expect magic results though. The results vary from person to person and alot depends on your genes ---how well you naturally heal. ...Read more

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How to treat stretch mark while breastfeeding?

How to treat stretch mark while breastfeeding?

Natural oils: Olive oil or coconut oil can be used to rub into the area of stretch marks to prevent and treat them. Both oils are rich in omega 3 fatty acids. ...Read more

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Revitol stretch mark creme while breastfeeding, okay?

Revitol stretch mark creme while breastfeeding, okay?

Use topically: As long as you are using this product topically (not eating it) on intact skin (no open sores or cuts), it is perfectly safe to use while breast feeding. ...Read more

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Is trilastin sr and accelerator for stretch mark safe during breastfeeding?

Is trilastin sr and accelerator for stretch mark 
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Trilastin: The only ingredient of concern in the trilastin sr is licorice extract- not recommended when breastfeeding. Licorice can cause hypertension, elevate potassium and disturb adrenal hormones. Contact your physician for other recommendations for treating stretch marks. ...Read more

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Can i treat the stretch mark located in the lower abdomen with fraxel laser, if im breastfeeding?

Can i treat the stretch mark located in the lower abdomen with fraxel laser, if im breastfeeding?

Yes and no: The laser procedure itself has no effect on breast feeding. The issue is the use of the "numbing" cream used with the laser, which may be transmitted to breast milk. It would be safer to wait for your laser treatment until after you've completed breast feeding. ...Read more

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Can i use Exoderil 10mg while am breastfeeding?

Can i use Exoderil 10mg while am breastfeeding?

Sure : Sure this is a topical cream antifungal. You may use it while breastfeeding. Congrats for breastfeeding your baby! ...Read more

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Can I use cetrizine while breastfeeding?

Can I use  cetrizine while breastfeeding?

Yes: Studies suggest about 3% is transferred in the milk.It is considered safe during breast feeding. ...Read more

Dr. Morris Westfried
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Stretch Marks (Definition)

Stretch marks = striae caused by ...Read more